2017 Louisiana Laws
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:2081.2 - Monroe; nonrefundable civil fee; assessment and disposition
§2081.2. Monroe; nonrefundable civil fee; assessment and disposition
A. Except as otherwise provided by law and subject to the Code of Civil Procedure Art. 5181 et seq., in addition to any other fees or costs provided by law, the clerk of the Monroe City Court shall collect from each person filing any type of civil suit or proceeding, except in the small claims division, a nonrefundable fee in an amount determined by the judges, but not to exceed ten dollars.
B. The clerk shall place all funds collected pursuant to this Section in a special account to supplement the operational expenses of the court. The expenditure of funds shall be at the sole discretion of the judges of the court. All funds shall be subject to and included in the court's annual audit. A copy of the audit shall be filed with the legislative auditor who shall make it available for public inspection.
C. The assessment and disposition of any funds pursuant to this Section shall not be considered in any computation of excess funds and shall not affect the responsibilities of the city and parish governing authority provided by law for the financing of the Monroe City Court.
Acts 1991, No. 934, §1.